This expansion encouraged the Manifest Destiny and spread of christianity. Since the Manifest Destiny was the belief of expanding the United States westward, the Louisiana purchase helped it by doubling its size. This purchase did come before the Manifest
The Mexican war was one of the major events in our US expansion. The Mexican war started when James K Polk became president and wanted to take steps to gain Oregon. Polk wanted to have this battle because it would give the US a chance to expand all the way from east to west coast, have borders on both the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean, and it would give us a better fighting advantage over the British. Citizens would also get more opportunity to move in and begin raising crops. In this war we have gained New Mexico, California, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and Texas.
The colonists settled in the New Word because they hoped for a new beginning. The achievement of this travel justified that the colonies can be marketed for England 's manufactured goods. "England saw the colonies as a way to sell more goods and resources to other countries." (Marks). The rulers influenced them to cross over to the New World because it 's possible to expand their empires to America.
The Manifest Destiny was a belief formulated by Americans that our nation should expand from coast to coast. The idea was formulated because of Americans pride and nationalism made them believe it was their destiny to expand the United States to the western coast. The Louisiana Purchase was the first act that started to fuel the idea of the Manifest Destiny, followed by Westward Migration, and the eventual wars that would take place in the new westward regions. The expansion of the United States, although at the time was aggressive in nature, would help to create the nation we see today. The Louisiana Purchase started the expansion of the United States westward into what is now known as the Midwest.
i agree withe your analogy on what would america have done if Jefferson did not make the Louisiana purchase because as a country we still would have grown and eventually expanded western and to the south as well. Furthermore as far as your take on the republican simplicity not having to be congruent with the Louisiana purchase i disagree i believe that Jefferson saw that it fit the Republican simplicity perfectly and took his shot at making america fit
When the Spanish arrived at the Americas prior to the English, the Spanish mainly wanted to explore this foreign land. The Monarchs who sponsored the Spanish expedition wanted one thing only, to get rich and so they tasked them with the job of collecting new and different varieties of plants and grains. Plants and grains that could be used for food and medicine. During this period of history, every superpower of Europe had the same agenda, to grow their economy and appear to be the strongest nation. It was
George Washington’s foreign policies helped boost the American economy. This is shown through Jay’s Treaty and Pinckney 's Treaty. During the time of Washington 's reign the French Revolution erupted between England and France. England began seizing American ships that were carrying goods to France. To solve this disturbance Washington sent John Jay to England to work out a treaty.
There were plans to have a naval base in Cuba; this would allow the U.S to have a greater access to other countries in the western hemisphere. Americans would stay in Cuba to have the ability to have an influence on them, and from there they could expand into foreign markets. This is important due to the fact more customers to sell to meant more money to be made. By joining this war, the U.S could rid of Spain in the western hemisphere and expand into the rest. The U.S had important economic reasons for becoming involved the war however, these reasons were not significant enough to do so until the U.S.S Maine blew up.
We can trade with our allies to demonstrate that we are actually following our peace treaty. This will increase the economy of our country and afterwards, start rebuilding whole Athens in general. I say we also invest some money in our army and navy so that we could be protected in case of another invasion, its better to same some type of defense than nothing at all. Lets not rebuilt our whole army because I believe if we do so, other countries will think that we have the same motives of expanding the Athenian
had a God given mission to spread its civilization by conquest to the entire western hemisphere no matter who it harmed. The reasons for Manifest Destiny: - Technology like the telegraph, steamships, and railroads liked far distant places like Oregon and California that had seemed to remote. - Belief that the democracy must continue to grow in order to survive and a desire to expand the benefits of Americans. - Southerners were anxious to acquire new lands for additional slave states. - A need to develop new markets made the acquisition of the pacific ports of priority.